Lupe Fiasco Biography
Lupe Fiasco is an American rapper, record producer, and entrepreneur. He rose to fame in 2006 following the success of his debut album, Lupe Fiasco’s Food & Liquor. Fiasco is an entrepreneur and the chief executive officer of 1st and 15th Entertainment. He also performs as the frontman of the rock band Japanese Cartoon under his real name.
His first record deal was at 19 but his rise to stardom came when he met Jay-Z who helped him get signed to Atlantic Records. Kick Push, Super Star, and The Show Goes On are his chart-topping songs. Before pursuing a rap career, he was a poet. He told Real Talk NY his creative process is a “conceptualizing” process. He first comes up with what to talk about and how to do it.
Lupe Fiasco Age
How old is Fiasco? He is 41 years old as of 2023. He was born on February 16, 1982, in Chicago, Illinois to his parents Gregory and Shirley.
Lupe Fiasco Family
Fiasco is of West African descent, one of nine children of Shirley, a gourmet chef, and Gregory, an engineer. His father, a member of the Black Panther Party, was a prolific African drummer, karate teacher, operating plant engineer, and owner of karate schools and army surplus stores. Fiasco was raised Muslim on the West Side of Chicago on the Madison Terrace housing project. At the age of three, Fiasco began taking martial arts classes. His parents divorced when he was five, and he went on to live with his mother, but his father still remained an important part of his life.
Lupe Fiasco Wife
According to reports, the rapper has been in a relationship with the American model, Dani Evans since 2013 who gained fame as the winner of America’s Next Top Model 2006 Cycle 6. They have been spotted out occasionally at fashion and music events. However, they largely keep their relationship low-key.
Lupe Fiasco Children
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Lupe Fiasco Height
Fiasco stands at a height of 5 feet 10 inches
Lupe Fiasco Net Worth
He has a net worth of $15 Million. As a rap artist, writer, and producer.
Lupe Fiasco Superstar
It is the first single off his 2007 album Lupe Fiasco’s The Cool featuring Matthew Santos. The official video was released and it was directed by Hype Williams on November 5, 2007. The song was nominated for Best Rap/Sung Collaboration at the Grammy Awards of 2009.
It was also nominated for the 2008 Teen Choice Music: Rap/Hip-Hop Song award. Additionally, Superstar was the theme song of Fox8’s Football Superstar.
Lupe Fiasco Show Goes On
Show Goes On was released on October 26, 2010, as the lead single from his third studio album Lasers. It was released to iTunes on November 9, 2010, and debuted at No. 57 on the Billboard Hot 100, eventually reaching a peak of No. 9 and later released in the UK on February 20, 2011.
Lupe Fiasco Food And Liquor
It was released on September 19, 2006, on 1st & 15th Entertainment and Atlantic Records. The album features production from The Neptunes, Kanye West, Mike Shinoda, Craig Kallman, Prolific, Needlz, Soundtrack, and Brandon Howard.
Lupe Fiasco Battle Scars
It was released digitally in Australia and New Zealand on 10 August 2012 by Sony Music Entertainment. In the United States “Battle Scars” peaked on the Billboard charts at number 71 on the Hot 100, number 23 on the Digital Song Chart, and number one on the R&B/Hip-hop Digital Song Chart.
It was nominated for an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Duo, Group or Collaboration, and won the R&B/Hip category in the 2013 International Songwriting Competition.
Lupe Fiasco Food And Liquor
This was released on September 19, 2006, on 1st & 15th Entertainment and Atlantic Records. The album features production from The Neptunes, Kanye West, Mike Shinoda, Craig Kallman, Prolific, Needlz, Soundtrack, and Brandon Howard. Jay-Z, Chill, and Fiasco.
Songs on the record discuss poverty, Islam, terrorism, racism, and individuality. The album debuted at number 12 on the Billboard 200. The album received four Grammy Award nominations, including Grammy Award for Best Rap Album at the 49th Grammy Awards.
Daydreamin, featuring Jill Scott, won Best Urban/Alternative Song at the 50th Grammy Awards. Food & Liquor contains elements of alternative hip hop and mid-west hip hop.
Lupe Fiasco Tour
Lupe Fiasco Villain, Brooklyn, NY, US
Lupe Fiasco Movies
- Beat and Path